A map of Greater Poland/Great Poland during Piast period from the Codex diplomaticus Maioris Poloniae, based on data from historical documents
The Stone Signpost of Konin is the oldest European signpost beyond the boundaries of the former Roman Empire
A map of Polish dialects. The area where Greater Poland's dialect is spoken is marked in violet.
Gosławice district: Rural architecture, reflected in an open-air museum
Poznań Town Hall
Romanesque-Gothic St Bartholomew's Church
Palace of the Raczyński family in Rogalin, within the Rogalin Landscape Park
Mannerist tombstone of Grand Marshal of the Polish Crown Stanisław Przyjemski in the St. Bartholomew's Church
Gniezno cathedral
Warta-Gopło Canal
Kalisz Town Hall
German soldiers executing Polish hostages in Konin in 1939
Leszno town hall
Konin Synagogue
Marian sanctuary in Licheń near Konin
Remains of Jewish tombstones
15th-century medieval castle in the Gosławice district
St. Bartholomew's Church
St. Andrew's Church
Monastery and St. Mary Magdalene's Church of Reformed Franciscans
Old Town Hall
Primary School No. 1
Rondo Hall Centre for Sport, in New Town
House of writer Zofia Urbanowska
House of 16th-century physician Jan Zemełka
Liberty Square (Plac Wolności)
Old cottage in Gosławice
A nook in the castle at Gosławice
City Hall
Former hotel, currently one of the city offices
Boulevard by the Warta River
1 Zamkowy Square
Romanesque cross on the north wall of St. Bartholomew's Church
Inscriptions carved by local figures through the ages, on the wall of St. Bartholomew's Church
No. 10 Wolności Square
No. 78 3 Maja Street
Interior of St. Adalbert's Church
Pipe organ of St. Bartholomew's Church
August Sunset, Konin 2008
Kasy Powiatowej House, on the Warta
Sikorski Building, Kilińskiego Street
Belfry of St. Bartholomew's Church
Belfry of St. Andrew's Church
Kolska Street gate of the Lutheran Cemetery
Hotel Pałacyk
A bridge on Józef Piłsudski Road
Europe's most modern coal powered plant (2008), in the Pątnów district
Park at the corner of 1 Maja and Dworcowa Streets
Former hospital in Kolska Street, now a secondary school
The Old Water Tower

(The name Stare Miasto first appeared in use later, after Konin had been reestablished elsewhere.) What remains from that time is SS Peter and Paul's Parish Church, with its magnificent carved portal and a solar clock on the south wall, perhaps the oldest solar clock in Greater Poland.

- Konin

Other cities are Kalisz to the south-east, Konin to the east, Piła to the north, Ostrów Wielkopolski to the south-east, Gniezno (the earliest capital of Poland) to the north-east, and Leszno to the south-west.

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Greater Poland Voivodeship

Voivodeship, or province, in west-central Poland.

Voivodeship, or province, in west-central Poland.

Historical coat of arms of the Greater Poland region
Soldiers during Greater Poland Uprising of 1918–19
Poznań is the capital of Greater Poland Voivodeship
Ostrów Wielkopolski Co-Cathedral
Gniezno, with its cathedral, is the seat of the Catholic Primate of Poland.
The Barycz Valley Landscape Park
A modern coal-fired power plant in Pątnów
The A2 motorway traverses the voivodeship.
Lake Kociołek in Greater Poland National Park

The province is named after the region called Greater Poland or Wielkopolska.

Its capital city is Poznań; other important cities include Kalisz, Konin, Piła, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Gniezno (an early capital of Poland) and Leszno.


The river Warta (, ; Warthe ; Varta) rises in central Poland and meanders greatly north-west to flow into the Oder, against the German border.

The river Warta (, ; Warthe ; Varta) rises in central Poland and meanders greatly north-west to flow into the Oder, against the German border.

Warta River in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Warta River near Kostrzyn

Its drainage basin covers 54529 km2 and it is navigable from Kostrzyn nad Odrą to Konin, approximately half of its length.

The Warta rises in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland at Kromołów in Zawiercie, Silesian Voivodeship, flows through Łódź Land, Greater Poland and Lubusz Land, where it empties into the Oder near Kostrzyn at the border with Germany.